Guide Services

A trip to Schroon Lake is easy and accessible for all, but you may want to do more than scratch the surface here. Hiring a licensed wilderness guide can give you insight into the Schroon Lake Region's best-kept secrets.
So grab some gear, get a wilderness guide, and hit the trail!

2015-16 Hunting Seasons in Region 5 Northern Zone

NY DEC Hunting
Download NYS DEC one-page summary of 2015-16 hunting seasons (pdf)
Big game
Early bowhunting, deer: 9/27-10/24
Early bowhunting, bear: 9/19-10/16
Regular big game, bear and deer: 10/24-12/6
Muzzle loader, bear: 10/17-10/23
Early bear: 9/19-10/16
Small game
Snowshoe hare: 10/1-3/20
Cottontail rabbit: 10/1-3/20
Squirrel: 9/1-2/29
Ruffed grouse: 9/20-2/29
Fall turkey: 10/1-10/14
Spring turkey: 5/1-5/31
Bobcat: 10/25-2/15
Raccoon/fox: 10/25-2/15
Coyote: 10/1-3/27

Statewide angling regulations

NY DEC fishing
Trout — brook, brown, rainbow, splake: 4/1-10/15
Lake trout: 4/1-10/15
Landlocked Atlantic salmon: 4/1-10/15
Black bass — largemouth and smallmouth: third Saturday in June-11/30
Northern pike: first Saturday in May-3/15
Pickerel: first Saturday in May-3/15
Walleye: first Saturday in May-3/15
Crappie: all year
Perch: all year
Sunfish: all year
Regulations vary by region and body of water.
Free fishing days in New York state (no license required): 2/13-14; 6/25-26; 11/11

62 Hardscrabble Road
Olmstedville, New York 12857


Main Street
Newcomb, New York 12852


PO Box 193
Newcomb, New York 12852


Route 9
Schroon Lake, New York 12870